Cover image for Brandy : an intimate look
Brandy : an intimate look
Daniels, Karu F.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Kansas City, MO : Andrews McMeel Pub., 1999.
Physical Description:
95 pages ; 21 cm
Personal Subject:
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
ML420.B7714 D36 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Biography

On Order



Brandy, the small-town girl from Mississippi who became a superstar by the age of 16, takes center stage in Brandy: An Intimate Look by Karu. F. Daniels. This photo-packed biography offers an inside look at the actress and pop/R&B singing sensation's life.Probably best known as the star of the UPN top-rated sitcom Moesha, Brandy branched out during the past few years to television specials and movies for the silver screen. She recently starred in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. Plus, she teamed with Whitney Houston, Whoopi Goldberg, Bernadette Peters, and Jason Alexander for the 1997 ABC Disney special Cinderella.Besides acting, Brandy enjoys the musical spotlight. Some of her achievements include: Four Grammy nominations in 1999 for Record of the Year, Best R&B Song, Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and Best R&B Album.o Her 1994 debut album sold four million copies. o More than one million copies of her second album, Never Say Never, sold in just six weeks after its release.

Author Notes

Karu F. Daniels, a Brooklyn, New York-based freelance writer, has contributed to publications such as Billboard, Vibe, Essence, Source, BET Weekend, Black Elegance, Amsterdam News, and the Philadelphia Tribune. Daniels has known Brandy for several years and has worked extensively with her on artist development campaigns for her albums.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 7
Introduction: Never Say Neverp. 9
A Superstar is Bornp. 11
A Mother's Storyp. 21
Brother's Keeperp. 25
Starstruckp. 29
Moeshap. 35
The Second Time Aroundp. 41
Screen Scenep. 47
Love is on My Sidep. 55
Reaching Backp. 65
Brandy on Recordp. 69
Brandy on Screenp. 75
Awards Tourp. 77
Say What? Brandy's Most Notable Quotablesp. 81
Fun Facts for Fansp. 89
Brandy's Photo Albump. 93